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Van Briggle Pottery Building

The Van Briggle Pottery building was built in 1907–08 to house the Van Briggle Pottery Company and to showcase the company's tile and terracotta products.


Members of WES explored pueblos in the American Southwest with PILLAR.

WES supports scholars through participation in a number of events throughout the academic year, including teas, receptions, luncheons, art shows, theatrical performances, scholar athletic events, and fundraising efforts.

Upcoming Events

Feb. 1, 2018: Board meeting, 8:30 a.m.-11 a.m., WES Room, Colorado College
Feb. 27, 2018:
Winter Luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Gaylord Hall, Colorado College
March 1, 2018: Board Meeting, 8:30 a.m.-11 a.m., Woman's Club
April 5, 2018: Board Meeting, 8:30 a.m.-11 a.m., Woman's Club
April 26, 2018: Annual Luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College
April 29 to May 5, 2018: WES/PILLAR Trip, Unique Utah and SW Colorado ($500 deposit due Nov. 30)
May 3, 2018: Board Meeting, 8:30 a.m.-11 a.m., Woman's Club
June 7, 2018: Board Meeting, 8:30 a.m.-11 a.m., Woman's Club

Past Events

Dec. 6,  2017: Holiday Cookie Exchange
Nov. 28, 2017:
Fall Luncheon, Gaylord Hall, Colorado College
Nov. 2, 2017:
Board Meeting, Woman's Club
Sept. 28, 2017:
WES Fall Tea
Sept. 15-22, 2017: WES/PILLAR Trip: Splendors of the Southwest Canyons
Sept. 9, 2017:
Historic Van Briggle Pottery Festival & Tour
Sept. 3 and 6, 2017:
Voices and Views KCMJ 93.9 FM
April 24, 2017:
WES Annual Meeting and Senior Scholar Presentations. Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center
April 6, 2017: Women in the West luncheon/lecture sponsored by The Hulbert Center for Southwest Studies and WES
March 4, 2017: International Women's Day Brunch and Celebration co-sponsored by WES. The Pinery at the Hill, Colorado Springs, CO
Feb. 22, 2017: WES luncheon (featuring Brian Linkhart, professor in Colorado College's department of Organismal Biology & Ecology)